Chandra Donelson

Defense Leadership

Chandra Donelson is the Acting Chief Data and AI Officer for the Department of the Air Force. She also holds the position of Space Data and Artificial Intelligence Officer for the Space Force. In these roles, Donelson oversees strategies for data management, analytics, and the responsible use of AI across Air Force and Space Force missions. Prior to her current position, Donelson served in the Army for several years, leading the development of data-related initiatives and fostering a data-driven culture.  She is an Air Force reservist with a background in intelligence operations and holds multiple degrees, including in IT and data science.

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. Prior to joining Scoop News Group in early 2014, Billy embedded himself in Washington, DC's tech startup scene for a year as a tech reporter at InTheCapital, now known as DC Inno. After earning his degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing while interning at publications like Rolling Stone.

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